Definition of 'bramble'
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There have also been reports of apple trees and brambles coming into blossom. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It was tipping it down and we had to clear all the trees and brambles to get access. The Sun (2009)They evidently find the densely planted crop a satisfactory alternative to the nettles and brambles that they generally build in. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The males will soon be building nests in the brambles and tall nettles at the foot of the farmyard hedges. Times, Sunday Times (2006)One theory was that the pair had tumbled from a ledge down a cliff face partially covered with trees and brambles. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I wanted to grow brambles and ivy around it so it looked like a ruined castle '. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The odds against bringing it back upstream, through the tangle of brambles and nettles and against such a flow, were minuscule. Times, Sunday Times (2007)HOW can I get rid of brambles and nettles? The Sun (2015)
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